Approving charter schools: the gate-keeper function
The authors discuss the role of chartering bodies, such as boards of education, universities, and community colleges, as gate-keepers for charter schools. Topics include the charter school application process, criteria for approval, the appeals process, administrative overnight, character revocation and renewal.
Publication Name: Administrative Law Review
Liquidated damages provisions and the case for routine enforcement
The authors present an historical overview of state law liquidated damages provisions and address the standard of reasonableness for enforcement of liquidated damages provisions. Topics include the benefits of liquidated damages in franchising and the drawbacks of increased scrutiny.
Publication Name: Franchise Law Journal
Legislative organization of fiscal policy
The authors examine the effect of legislative organization on the shaping of fiscal policy. Results indicate that spending is restrained if only one body has authority compared to multiple bodies, but that a single body controlling both spending and taxing will be more likely to tax.
Publication Name: Journal of Law and Economics
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